Sports

State champions! Upper Deck Post 86/14 claims American Legion title

Locals top South Kingstown Post 39, 7-1, advance to Northeast Regionals in Conn.
WEST WARWICK --- Mason Palmieri pitched six scoreless innings of two-hit ball and Upper Deck Post 86/14 collected 17 hits in a 7-1 win over South Kingstown Post 39 that gave the locals the American... more

Cranston Western stomps Lincoln again to win Little League state title

All-stars suffer second 14-0 loss in as many nights in double-elimination tourney
WARWICK --- This was a case of déjà vu that the Lincoln Little League all-star team did not want to experience. For the second straight night, Lincoln suffered an ugly 14-0 loss to Cranston Western (... more

Pawtucket's the beast of Northeast!

Junior Division all-stars win regional title, advance to RBI World Series in Texas
PAWTUCKET - For the fourth time since 2003, the Pawtucket RBI Junior Division all-star baseball team is heading to the World Series. Breaking out to a 3-0 lead after three innings of play and... more

NP sews up first place by hammering Blackstone

Connie Mack playoffs kick off this weekend
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The bad news for the North Providence Connie Mack baseball team was that it's bid for an undefeated regular season came to an end last week when NP suffered a 2-0 defeat on... more

Houghton's no-hitter fuels Scituate Connie Mack win over DH Hitting

SCITUATE - The Scituate Connie Mack baseball team added another win to its record last Wednesday, July 22, with a superb pitching performance by Greg Houghton, as he no-hit first-year DH Hitting of... more

Lincoln's on the brink of state championship glory

All-stars nail down wins over Portsmouth, CWLL
CRANSTON - The first win was an extra-inning clash on Saturday that kept fans hanging on the edges of their seats and lawn chairs - the kind of game you'd expect to see in a state tournament pitting... more

Upper Deck storms out to 3-0 start in state playoffs

Strong pitching sparks Post 86/14 Legion team
WEST WARWICK - It's been said time and time again in baseball that good pitching beats good hitting, and right now, Upper Deck Post 86/14 is showing the rest of the Senior Division that it has plenty... more

Pineview Big Leaguers take fifth place at Eastern Regionals

The Pineview Big League all-star baseball team played three games in as many nights, winning the middle one, in the Eastern Regionals in Dover, Del., and came home in the middle of last week with a... more

Johnston/NP hockey team's benefit game for fallen U.S. Marine is Sunday

SMITHFIELD - The Johnston/North Providence co-op hockey family will gather on Sunday, Aug. 2, at 2:30 p.m. at the Smithfield Ice Rink to honor the co-op program's first captain in a benefit game that... more

Lincoln contests Cranston Western tonight for Little League state title

Locals hope to put 14-0 loss behind them in 6:30 p.m. title game in Warwick
WARWICK --- The Lincoln Little League all-star team will get a second (and final) crack at winning the Major Division state championship tonight at 6:30 p.m. when it renews acquaintances with... more

Blackstone Valley Spinners' U14s win N.E. AAU Diamond title

RUMFORD - The Blackstone Valley Spinners' U14 Diamond baseball team recently captured the New England AAU Diamond championship by defeating the R.I. Eagles, 3-0, in the title game at Glenlyon Field.... more

Smithfield wins 9/10 R.I. opener with ease

All-Stars beat Pineview before falling to Johnston
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Smithfield Little League all-star team came out swinging in last Saturday's opening game of the Major Division 9/10 state tournament, but it was starting pitcher Kyle Bourque... more

Local author writes Clem Labine's story

Cumberland's Elliott plans book signing Sunday
WOONSOCKET - In the eyes of Major League Baseball historians, Clem Labine was one of the game's finest relief pitchers in the 1950s, a time long before terms such as "saves" and "holds" were used to... more

Lincoln U9 baseball team takes home third straight tourney title

TIVERTON - The Lincoln Little League U9 all-star baseball team captured its third straight tourney title last weekend by winning the Tiverton Little League's Pesky Peckham Tournament. Lincoln went 5-... more

Cranston National soars past N.S. in 9/10 state tourney

CUMBERLAND - Defending state champion Cranston National proved to be too much for North Smithfield to handle on Monday night in their winners' bracket final of the Major Division 9/10 state softball... more

Smithfield Summer Basketball League continues to grow

'Community event' draws crowds to McCabe courts
SMITHFIELD - After all the success it generated in its inaugural year, the Smithfield Summer Basketball League is back for a second season, playing its games on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the... more

Glocester Junior all-stars suffer early exit in state tourney

CUMBERLAND - It was too little, too late for the Glocester Little League's Junior Division all-star team in its opening game of the state tournament on Saturday afternoon at Bentley Field. Scoreless... more

Village Haven picks up huge win in senior softball action

WOONSOCKET - Village Haven knocked Lepine Financial out of its first-place tie with CRS last Friday by posting a 12-7 win in their Field of Dreams Senior Softball League matchup at Cold Spring Park.... more

Woonsocket Little League plans benefit golf tourney Sept. 12 at Blissful Meadows

WOONSOCKET - Woonsocket Little League is registering golfers for its annual golf tournament, which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Blissful Meadows Golf Course on 801 Chockalog Road in Uxbridge... more

Education program's archery proficiency tests are Aug. 8, 9

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Hunter Education Program's 2015 archery proficiency testing dates in the area are Saturday, Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Manville Sportsmen's Club, 250 High St.,... more

Comets schedule softball tryouts

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Comets softball program will be conducting tryouts during August for its three travel teams. The U10 squad (girls would be ages 8-10 based on the Dec. 31 calendar) will... more

One on One youth basketball camp is Aug. 10-14 at Mercymount Country Day

CUMBERLAND - One on One Basketball Inc. will conduct a summer basketball camp for boys and girls ages 6-12 from Aug. 10 to Aug. 14 at Mercymount Country Day School. The camp will meet from 9 a.m. to... more